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A new Romeo & Juliet feature film is being released in 2021

27/01/2021

The iconic classic Romeo & Juliet is to be re-released for 2021 starring Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley.

The Crown star, 30, and the Chernobyl actress, 31, star in the National Theatre production, which will air on Sky Arts.

Their characters Romeo and Juliet are pictured meeting by moonlight at Juliet’s balcony.

The first-look image was revealed as it was announced that Life star Adrian Lester, 52, plays the Prince.

The 90-minute production was filmed over three weeks under Covid-19 safe guidelines in the National’s Lyttelton theatre.

O’Connor stars as the Prince of Wales in The Crown and also featured in The Durrells.

Buckley won acclaim for her role as Lyudmilla Ignatenko in Chernobyl.

Directed by Simon Godwin, Romeo and Juliet will air on Easter Sunday, April 4, at 9pm on Sky Arts.

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